Monthly Archives: December 2015


How to Keep Your Elderly Loved Ones Safe During the Holiday Season

I'm sure you'd rather be planning your menu - or figuring out what you're going to wear, or buying presents, or decorating your home - but even if it's not the most fun activity of the season, making sure that your house will not cause any obstacles or dangers to your aging relatives is also [...]

By |2018-05-17T23:53:10+00:00December 28th, 2015|Holidays|0 Comments

Holiday Gifts for Seniors

It's a challenge to find the right gift even when the people you're buying for aren't so close to you. And when you're finding the right gift for your aging parents - and in my case, a couple of grandmothers too! - the challenge is even greater. On one hand, they can't do everything they [...]

By |2018-05-17T23:53:10+00:00December 22nd, 2015|Arts and Crafts, Cooking, Holidays, Travel|0 Comments

How to Show You Care over the Holidays, even When You Can’t Make It in Person

I work full-time. My husband works full-time. So with all the bell-ringing and tinsel, the hustle and bustle of the holidays are very hectic for us. Our kids are still in grade school, which means that they have all the wonder of the festive season in their eyes - and a lot of shuttling from [...]

By |2018-05-17T23:53:11+00:00December 15th, 2015|Holidays|0 Comments

From Hospital to Home – Making the Transition Work

Coming home from the hospital is always a transition, no matter how long you were there, and no matter how mild the ailment that landed you there. It is described well in The Chosen, when the protagonist returns home from the hospital: "The world jumped into focus and everything looked suddenly bright and fresh and [...]

By |2018-05-17T23:53:11+00:00December 8th, 2015|Caregiving|0 Comments